A New Orleans woman was jailed for ten days after she went to court in low-riding shorts which revealed her underwear.

Kimberly Senette, 23, had only gone to court to urge her brother Lawrence Senette, 18, to accept a plea deal.

But Judge Steve Windhorst took a dim view of her revealing underwear and locked her up for contempt of court, reports the Times-Picayune newspaper.

Miss Senette was wearing knee-length shorts which revealed her pants and the top of her buttocks, according to a witness.

When Judge Windhorst questioned her appearance, she said she had to remove her belt when going through a security checkpoint at the courtroom entrance.

She ended up being handcuffed and seated a row behind her brother as he eventually accepted a 12-year prison sentence in exchange for his guilty plea to carjacking and battery charges.

“It certainly is not unheard of for a judge to hold a person in contempt for disruptive or disorderly dress in court,” said Dane Ciolino, a Loyola University law professor.

Source: orange news

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